History Games
Some of the many history game subject areas Past Perspectives offer

Subject Area
Suitable Audiences
Min-Max numbers of participants
Medieval
Crisis in England 1066 - the politics and campaigning during the year of the great succession crisis.
Key Stage 4+ and Adult.
12 - 30
Agincourt - the politics and strategy surrounding this famous battle.
Key Stage 4+ and Adult
6 - 20
Supplying War 1415 - a resource management problem solving game about the logistics problems of the Agincourt campaign.
Key Stage 3+
4 - 12
 
17th Century
Remember Remember - the political crisis around religious freedoms (or lack thereof) in the early 17th Century
Key Stage 4+ and Adult
5 - 20
 
19th Century
Congress of Vienna - the epoch-making conference that set the shape of Europe for the 19th century and beyond. Explores negotiation and how Europe came to be as it is.
Key Stage 4+ and Adult
10 - 40
Send a Gunboat - the growth of colonialism and its roots and causes, 1860-1920
Key Stage 4+ and Adult
10 - 80
 
First World War / Interwar Period
Washington Conference - international politics, peace negotiation and arms control in the mid-20th Century
All groups
8 - 40
Muck and Bullets - the experience of fighting the battle of the Somme.
All groups
20 - 120
Sinews of the Somme - logistical and resource planning game about the preparations for the famous battle.
All groups
8 - 40
 
Second World War
Beginning of The End - examination of the final stages of World War 2 on a global strategic / political level.
Key Stage 4+ and Adult.
12 - 150
Blitz! - exploring firefighting, rescuing and the problems around civil defence during the London Blitz of WW2.
Key Stage 4+ and Adult
10 - 40
The Liberating Assault - the battle of D-Day and the ensuing campaign in Normandy reexamined.
Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4+
10 - 120
HMS Belfast Damage Control - an active problem solving game based around repairing damage in a warship in battle.
Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4+
4 - 12
   
Late 20th Century / 21st Century
Strategic Planner - a short simple exercise on decision-making and strategic planning by committee.
Key Stage 4+ and Adult
6 - 12
Nightmare in Detroit - managing a growing urban disorder crisis with insufficient resources.
Adult
8 - 40
Strategic Triad - long term strategic policy planning for nuclear war.
Adult
8 - 24
Divided Land - the origins of the conflict in Palestine 1946-48
Key Stage 4+ and Adult
8 - 20
The Peace Perspectives Game - global issues and their resolution
Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4+
12+
The Command Post Programme
Adult team building and development
4 - 100
 
Contemporary Crisis Games
DiMSim - disaster management simulation, looking at decision making and situation assessment for real-world emergency services.
Adult
8 - 20
Suspects - political opposition in a repressive regime. Exploring the issues around how activists fight to be heard.
Adult
10 - 30
Law or Order? - Managing civil disorder using appropriate measures, and addressing the issue of whether to uphold the law or maintain order.
Adult
8 - 20
Crisis in Binni - negotiation and peacekeeping during a humanitarian crisis and civil war.
Adult
12 - 40
We have many more projects in development - if you have a specific subject area in mind, why not email us and ask - we may be able to help.
 

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